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Sandhill Crane being attacked by Red-winged Blackbirds. Both the Cranes and Blackbirds were nesting.
A small marshy area and pond.
They do it in an effort to protect their nests, according to experts. “They don't get aggressive until they are well into the breeding season and have a nest to protect,” Josh Engel, ornithologist for the Field Museum, told DNAinfo in 2017.Jun 11, 2019.